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WSOR - Yahara River Bridge (N)

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WSOR Yahara River Bridge (N)

Looking North. The Wisconsin Historical Society records list this bridge as 1900, and its neighbor as 1904.

Photo taken by John Marvig in June 2014

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BH Photo #285856

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Description 

Build date provided by C&NW bridge records at the Chicago & North Western Railway Historical Society archives

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Yahara River on Wisconsin & Southern Railway
Location
Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1903
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Wisconsin & Southern Railroad (WSOR)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Span length: 75.0 ft.
Total length: 75.0 ft.
Also called
C&NW Bridge #254
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.09118, -89.36359   (decimal degrees)
43°05'28" N, 89°21'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/307629/4773651 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Madison East
Inventory number
BH 61415 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 22, 2019: Updated by John Marvig: Added information from C&NW Bridge Records
  • April 4, 2015: Updated by John Marvig: Bridge is now state owned
  • June 17, 2014: Added by John Marvig

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